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Raised by hand, the small bowl rises to an everted lip and has an applied foot. Faint hammer marks are evident.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“STERLING / H[anvil]S[in rectangle] / 1906 / E” struck incuse on bottom. “R U % = / 74204 A – ” scratched on bottom. Ada Mark * F4371

Provenance

Descended in the family of silversmith George C. Gebelein (1878 – 1945), who worked with Ek at Handicraft Shop. Purchased from the estate of J. Herbert Gebelein (1906 – 1986), George’s son, with funds provided by the donor.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Gertrude S. Atwood

1906

Object Place

Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 cm, 0.2 kg (1 5/8 in., 0.3 lb.) Other (Rim): 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.71

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware